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4th of July Las Vegas 2020

4th of July in Las Vegas

4th of July in Las Vegas is a day / week to celebrate. Marking the United States Independence Day, this day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, and concerts.

Las Vegas loves celebration and the 4th of July is no exception. The party starts early in Vegas with hotel bars, casinos and pool parties are all decked out in patriotic decorations and many resorts compete to host the largest 4th of July fireworks show.

With upcoming 4th of July 2020 falling on a Saturday, expect the partying to start on Thursday, July 2nd, with most of the parties, fireworks display and festivities taking place on Thursday, Friday Saturday and into Sunday.

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Things you should know about 4th of July in Las Vegas

4th of July 2020 falls on a Saturday. Expect the parties to start on Thursday and last through the weekend.

The Vegas Strip will be crowded all evening with thousands of tourists and local residents looking for a 4th of July holiday celebration.

Everything will be open. I mean everything. shops, casinos, bars, restaurants, buffets, attractions. You name it, it will be open on Independence day.

July 4th is summer time in Las Vegas, so expect daily temperature to hit the 100 degrees mark. Dress accordingly and drink lots of water.

Every bar and restaurant will have drink specials and dining specials

If you plan on riding the buses, note that RTC Transit will operate Sunday schedule on Independence Day July 4

With that said, if Las Vegas is beckoning you this coming fourth of July, here are a few things to put on your to do list. You'll also find lots of resources and some money saving tips on this site while planning your independence day in Las Vegas.

4th of July 2019 Events Las Vegas

4th of July in Las Vegas The spectacular July 4th fireworks generally start shortly after sunset. Be advised, due to the popularity of the fireworks show, it is best to start out early in order to get the best viewing location.

The evening performance in Las Vegas will be choreographed to a colorful mix of both contemporary and traditional patriotic music, set to illuminate the sky in red, white and blue.

Summary of 2019 Las Vegas 4th of July Fireworks Events **Check the Vegas fireworks schedule below for more detail
Fireworks Date Location Time
Thu, July 4, 2019 Caesars Palace 9:15 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spas 9:00 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Red Rock Casino Resort Spa 9:00 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Plaza Hotel Casino (Downtown) 9:00 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 M Resort 9:00 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Mandalay Bay Beach 10:30 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Henderson's Heritage Park 9:00 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Skye Canyon Park 9:30 p.m.
Thu, July 4, 2019 Boulder City 9:00 p.m.
Fri, July 5, 2019 Lake Las Vegas 9:00 p.m.

Riding the RTC bus is the recommended way to visit most of the 4th of July Las Vegas fireworks locations. Buses across the region will operate on a Saturday schedule on the 4th of July. Alternatively, you might consider a ride on the new Trip to Strip share-ride service, perfect for those traveling in a group.

4th of July Fireworks in Las Vegas

Caesars Palace Las Vegas Fireworks Show
Caesars Palace Las Vegas Fireworks

As part of Caesars Palace July 4th Celebration, Caesars Palace Las Vegas will stage an awe inspiring Independence Day fireworks extravaganza. The colossal 13½ minute fireworks display will be shot from the hotel's Julius Tower beginning around 9:15 p.m. The best views will be from the Las Vegas Strip at the front fountains of Caesars Palace.

Caesars July 4th Fireworks
Date / Time: Thursday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m. Confirmed
Place: Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV

By Bus, take: Deuce, Strip & Downtown Express and Route 202

Station Casinos July 4th Fireworks Blast
Station Casino Fireworks

The Station Casinos July 4th Fireworks Blast is set to go off on the east and west sides of town at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson and Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Summerlin. The fireworks show last approximately nine-minutes.

Station Casinos Independence Day Celebration
Date / Time: Thursday, July 4 at 9:00 p.m. Confirmed
Location: Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spas
2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy, Henderson, NV 89052

By Bus, take: Routes 111 and 122

Station Casinos Independence Day Celebration
Date / Time: Thursday, July 4 at 9:00 p.m. Confirmed
Location: Red Rock Casino Resort Spa
11011 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135

By Bus, take: Sahara Express and Route 206

While there will be no bad seat in the house, each property has carved out a public viewing area for their guests. Below are the resorts and the best viewing areas.

Hotel Best viewing area
Green Valley Ranch Backyard pool area
Red Rock Resort Pool area and amphitheatre
**Wrist bands may be required to enter resort viewing areas
Plaza Pool Nights Independence Day Pool Party
Plaza Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Fireworks

Plaza Hotel & Casino in Downtown will host its Plaza Pool Nights Independence Day Pool Party from Thursday, July 4 - Saturday July 6, 2019 on the rooftop pool. Partygoers can enjoy the evening with live entertainment, drink specials, a hot dog eating competition and the festivities will culminate with a spectacular fireworks show lighting up the downtown skyline at 9:00 p.m. on July 4th.

Plaza Pool Nights Activities
July 4
Music all day at the pool as partygoers can swim or relax poolside while a DJ plays crowd favorites.
Doors open at 5 p.m. and festivities start at 6 p.m. with Downtown Las Vegas only hot dog eating contest. Enter for a chance to compete and win the grand prize, which includes $200, a free two night stay at the Plaza, $150 to Oscar's Steakhouse, a free pool cabana plus $50 towards food and beverage at the Pool at the Plaza. (Entry closed June 21)
At 9:00 p.m., the Plaza will shoot live fireworks from multiple rooftop locations. The fireworks show will last approximately 4 minutes.
July 5 – Flamingo Drink Holders Pool Day. Enjoy a relaxing day at the Pool! Come get your Flamingo Drink Holder!
July 6 – Beverage Olympics – Sign up required

Event: Plaza Pool Nights 4th of July Party
Date: July 4 - 6, 2019 Confirmed
Location: Plaza Hotel & Casino (Downtown)
Admission: Free
Note: The party is open to all ages.

By Bus, take: Strip & Downtown Express and Routes 106, 207, 208 and 214

Downtown Rocks July 4th FREE Concert
Eli Young Band - July 4, 2019

As part of the Downtown Rocks Concert Series 2019, don't miss the ACM Award-winning country music group Eli Young Band as they perform a Live FREE concert at Fremont Street Experience

When: July 4th, 2019
Time: 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Location: Fremont Street Experience (3rd Street stage, Downtown Las Vegas)
Admission: Free

July 4th Celebrations at The LINQ Promenade
LINQ Promenade 4th of July Party

Celebrate the fourth of July weekend at The LINQ Promenade starting on Thursday, July 4, with festivities and family-friendly activities that will include a lively and colorful 4th of July patriotic parade starting at 8:00 p.m. to kick-off the festivities. Expect a Sunset parade complete with baton twirlers, drumline, flag performers, stilt walkers, b-boy dancers, hula hoop performers and patriotic cheerleaders. The parade starts at Las Vegas Blvd end of The LINQ Promenade and continuing down the promenade to the Fountain Stage.

Throughout the 4th of July weekend, both day and into the night, the promenade will be energized with live music performers, Dueling DJs, and family friendly activities.

Expect family-friendly activities and roaming entertainment such as stilt walkers, caricature artists, face painters, water pistol painters, water balloon tossing contests, and hula hoop performers taking place throughout the day.

The LINQ Promenade 4th of July events:
Thursday, July 4
1 to 6 p.m. – Family Fun
6 to 9 p.m. – Pre-Fireworks Festival
8 p.m. – Sunset Parade through hotel to fountain into Lights at The LINQ dance show
8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. – Lights at the The LINQ dance show
9 p.m. to midnight – Dueling DJs Silent Disco by the fountain
9:15 p.m. - Fireworks launched across the Strip at Caesars Palace

Friday, July 5
1 to 6 p.m. – Family Fun
8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. – Lights at the The LINQ dance show
8:35, 9:35 and 10:35 p.m. – Saints of Las Vegas play at The LINQ fountain stage

Saturday, July 6
1 to 6 p.m. – Family Fun
8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 p.m. – Lights at the The LINQ dance show
8:35, 9:35 and 10:35 p.m. – Empire Records play at The LINQ fountain stage

Enjoy food and drink specials at various restaurants and bars along The LINQ Promenade. Look for giveaways including hats, flags and beads.

By Bus, take: Deuce

Kid-friendly

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Mandalay Bay 4th of July Fireworks Show with Mystic Roots Band
Mandalay Bay Las Vegas Fireworks

As part of the Mandalay Bay Summer Concert on the Beach Series, Mandalay Bay will light up the sky this 4th of July with a dazzling display of fireworks and a musical performance from rising reggae-fusion group Mystic Roots Band. Guests will be treated to a spectacular view of fireworks above Mandalay Bay and the Las Vegas Strip while taking in a live show by Mystic Roots Band.

Date / Time: Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 9 p.m. Confirmed
** Fireworks are scheduled to kick off following the performance at 10:30 p.m.
Where: Mandalay Bay Beach at Mandalay Bay Resort
Tickets: $20
Although the fireworks can be seen anywhere close to Mandalay Bay, the best views will be from Mandalay Bay Beach.

By Bus, take: Deuce or Strip & Downtown Express (SDX) or Route 119 (Simmons/Koval)

Celebrate AMERICANA at Reflection Bay | Lake Las Vegas
Lake Las Vegas Fireworks

Celebrate Americana at Lake Las Vegas. There will be live music on a floating stage, art, and fireworks at The Village. Enjoy an incredible Fireworks Show displayed over the lake at 9 pm, that can be easily viewed from the Village Lake Las Vegas and the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa.

Admission: Admission is free with Food and Wine available for purchase during event.
Date: Fri, July 5, 2019
Time: 7 pm - 10 pm at Reflection Bay Golf Club

Kid-friendly

Las Vegas 4th of July Activities for Kids

Henderson 4th of July Celebration
Henderson 4th of July Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day at Henderson's annual 4th of July celebration. This event, which draws thousands of people to the city each year for a night of live entertainment, family fun, concessions and an 18-minute fireworks display that will be synched to music above Heritage Park in honor of America's birthday.

Henderson 4th of July Celebration
Heritage Park
350 E. Racetrack Rd., Henderson, NV
702-267-5707
Thursday 4th July, 2019 6pm - 9pm. Fireworks Show at 9pm Confirmed
Free Free Admission and Free Parking

Kid-friendly

By Bus, take: Route 217 (Warm Springs/Downtown Henderson)

The Summerlin Council Independence Day Patriotic Parade
The Summerlin Council

The Summerlin Council Independence Day Patriotic Parade
Thursday July 4, 2019; 9:00 am - 11:00 am Confirmed
The parade starts at 9:00 a.m.
Admission: Free
Location: The Trails Village (Hillpointe & Hills Center Drive)
Address: 1910 Spring Gate Lane, Las Vegas, NV, 89134
Phone: 702-341-5500

By Bus, take: Route 210

Celebrating 24 years, the Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade will feature more than 70 entries including marching bands, American military heroes, floats, giant inflatable balloons and children's favorite storybook and cartoon characters. This year a FREE park and ride shuttle offered by Downtown Summerlin will run every 30 minutes between 7 am and noon.

Kid-friendly

M Resort 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
M Resort 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display choreographed to music, live from M Pool starting at 9pm. Thursday, July 4th. Pool will reopen at 8:30pm and closes at 9:30pm. Seating is first come, first serve- no reserved space available.

M Resort 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019 Confirmed
Time: 9:00 p.m. Admission: Free
Location: M Resort Las Vegas

Kid-friendly

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular in Pahrump
Pahrump 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Celebrate 4th of July at the annual Pahrump Independence Day celebrations at Petrack Park. Enjoy family-friendly activities, entertainment, food, arts & craft vendors and more! In the evening bring a blanket or a lawn chair and watch Pahrump's sky light up with one of Southern Nevadas longest fireworks show.

Pahrump 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019 Confirmed
Time: 9:00 p.m. – Midnight. Admission: Free
Location: Petrack Park (Highway 160 and Basin Ave.)

Kid-friendly

Boulder City 4th of July Damboree Celebration
Boulder City 4th of July Damboree Celebration

Boulder City 4th of July Damboree Celebration
When: July 4, 2019
Parade Route: Nevada Way, 5th Street, Avenue B - 9am
Morning Events: Broadbent Park - 1301 5th Street - 10am
Afternoon Events: Veterans Memorial Park
Fireworks: Veterans Memorial Park (9:00pm)
Admission: Free

Kid-friendly

By Bus, take: Henderson and Downtown Express (HDX)

Cowabunga Bay 4th of July Celebration
Cowabunga Bay 4th of July Celebration

To celebrate the birth of our nation, Cowabunga Bay Water Park will be throwing a huge celebration filled with music from a DJ, free face painting, free ballon animals, BBQ food truck and concessions available for purchase and a spectacular fireworks display to end the evening.

Cowabunga Bay 4th of July Celebration
Date: July 4, 2019
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
$19.99 Admission with coupon from La Bonita Supermarkets
Confirmed

Kid-friendly

Other 4th of July Fireworks & Activities around Las Vegas

Skye Canyon Park
Skye Canyon Park, 10111 Skye Canyon Park Drive.
Fun for the whole family. Enjoy a free fireworks display, DJ and live music at Skye Canyon Park.
Date/Time: Thursday, July 4th, 6:00p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Admission Free.
Las Vegas Aviators Fireworks Extravaganza
Las Vegas Aviators vs the Reno Aces at the Las Vegas Ballpark, 1650 S. Pavilion Center Drive.
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 3th, 7:05 p.m. | Fireworks show after the game.
Night of Fire at The Bullring
Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will feature an evening of:
Spirit of '76 NASCAR Short Track Race
Figure 8 demolition Trailer Race
Date/Time: Wednesday, July 3th, Gates open at 5 p.m. | Fireworks Finale following racing.
Red, White & Wild Weekend at Wet 'n' Wild
In honor of Independence Day, Wet'n'Wild Las Vegas is throwing an unforgettable weekend celebration from July 4 through July 7. The Red, White & Wild Weekend will be filled with country music, foam parties, line dancing, barbeque, mechanical bull riding, a spectacular fireworks display and much more.
Fireworks show at approximately 8:45 p.m., Thursday July 4th

If you plan to drive, be warned the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Traffic Bureau, will be stepping up enforcement efforts as part of the departments "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. Several sobriety check points will be conducted throughout the Las Vegas valley, starting Thursday, June 28 and through the 4th. Please don't drink and drive.

Las Vegas 4th of July Pool Parties

Las Vegas Pool Parties

Summer time is pool party time in Vegas. Expect most resorts to have some sort of pool party during this Independence day holiday in Las Vegas. Resort pools will be decked out in patriotic decorations as the hottest DJs spin and the coldest drinks pour throughout the fourth of July holiday. Here are some Party Hotspots this coming Las Vegas 4th of July

Caesars Palace Las Vegas
Venus Pool Las Vegas The Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis invites guests to take in some sun and party in style as they wait to enjoy an amazing view of the fireworks on the 4th. Enjoy a flower crown/Laurel bar and tattoo bar, as well as drink specials, games, a BBQ grill at Apollo pool, prizes and much more.

In addition to the fireworks show on July 4th, Caesars Palace will celebrate 4th of July all weekend long. Stop by at Spanish Steps plaza for a laid back party vibe with lawn games like cornhole, beer pong, giant Jenga and drink specials. Guests can party at Spanish Steps with a live DJ, a hot dog cart will be making the rounds and Tito's Handmade Vodka will bring out its airstream trailer.
Date: July 4 - 7, 2019

The Cromwell Las Vegas
Drai's Beach Club invite guests to soak up the sunshine with music by DJ Pauly D at the dazzling, one-of-a-kind multi-level rooftop party with unparalleled views of the Las Vegas Strip.
Date: July 4 & 7 - DJ Pauly D's Playground | July 6 - Laidback Luke

Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas
Encore Beach Club at Wynn Las Vegas is the place to be on Friday, July 5th as DJ KYGO takes the stage at this the 55,000-square-foot tropical oasis.
Date/Time: Friday July 5th

Flamingo Las Vegas
For guests looking for a poolside party, Red, White and Taboo July 4th Weekend party at GO Pool Dayclub at Flamingo Las Vegas can't be missed. Date/Time:July 7 - Sisqo (Doors at 9 a.m.)

Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino
Independence Day Weekend Squalor - Partygoers 21 and older can enjoy the holiday weekend at VooDoo Beach. Party like a Pirate - Drink like a Captain at this pirate-themed party. Expect amazing drink specials, fun photo ops, games, giveaways. Later in the evening enjoy one of the best rooftop views of the city during The Red, White, and Boom fireworks viewing party at VooDoo Nightclub and Lounge.

The LINQ Hotel
Make a splash at Influence, The POOL at The LINQ Hotel & Casino as you celebrate the 4th of July weekend at the Mountain Dew ICE Party. Enjoy drink specials as you lounge poolside while listening to DJ as you sip on your favorite cocktail.

Planet Hollywood
The Pool Deck at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is the venue for the Red, White and Reggae Pool Party featuring GoGo dancers, drink specials and a bikini contest. Enjoy the tropical island sounds, as you watch or participate in the annual cornhole tournament.

4th of July Las Vegas Nightclubs

If clubbing is your thing, Las Vegas on the 4th of July is the place to be. Expect an amazing DJ lineup, and Independence Day-inspired parties all over Las Vegas. Here is a list of the best places to party in Las Vegas on the 4th of July

Las Vegas July 4th Weekend Nightclubs / Dayclubs Events

Date Nightclub / Day Club DJ / Event
Tue Jul 02 OMNIA Las Vegas NGHTMRE
Wed Jul 03 1 OAK Nightclub 1 OAK Wednesday
Wed Jul 03 Liquid Pool Lounge Liquid Wednesday
Thu Jul 04 Hakkasan Nightclub Zedd
Thu Jul 04 OMNIA Las Vegas OMNIA Thursdays
Thu Jul 04 Wet Republic Wet Republic Thursday
Thu Jul 04 Liquid Pool Lounge Liquid Thursday
Fri Jul 05 Hakkasan Nightclub Illenium
Fri Jul 05 OMNIA Las Vegas Calvin Harris
Fri Jul 05 JEWEL Nightclub JEWEL Friday
Fri Jul 05 Drai's Nightclub Wiz Khalifa
Fri Jul 05 1 OAK Nightclub 1 OAK Friday
Fri Jul 05 Wet Republic Chantel Jeffries
Fri Jul 05 Liquid Pool Lounge Liquid Friday
Sat Jul 06 Hakkasan Nightclub Tiësto
Sat Jul 06 OMNIA Las Vegas Zedd
Chantel Jeffries in Heart of OMNIA
Sat Jul 06 JEWEL Nightclub JEWEL Saturday
Sat Jul 06 1 OAK Nightclub 1 OAK Saturday
Sat Jul 06 Wet Republic Calvin Harris
Sat Jul 06 Liquid Pool Lounge Liquid Saturday

Brooklyn Bowl
80's Dance Party with DJ C01
Saturday, July 6 at 8 p.m. (Admission Free)


The Las Vegas area police and fire are cracking down on the illegal use of fireworks to an extent that hasn't been seen in the past 20 years. Offenders may be subject to citations of up to $1,000 and possible fireworks disposal fees.

Residents are urged to report illegal fireworks by visiting ISpyFireworks.com and reporting the location of the illegal fireworks, instead of calling 911 or 311.

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